Leadership Development for Racial Equity 2018 Grantee Partners

Centro Binacional Para El Desarrollo Indígena

Fresno, Merced and San Joaquin Counties
To increase the leadership capacity of the NOPAL Collective Fellowship Program by engaging system-impacted and/or educationally marginalized young adults in trainings in leadership and advocacy skills, participatory action research and professional development through a healing-informed framework, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Improve Your Tomorrow

Sacramento County
To train staff to conduct participatory research, data collection and ongoing evaluations to conduct robust analysis of the organization’s impact on disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline and effectiveness in improving racial, economic and educational equity across 10 school sites in Sacramento County, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities

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Iu-Mien Community Services

Sacramento and Yolo Counties
To cultivate the leadership/advocacy potential of Iu-Mien youth by creating, developing and implementing a systematic, comprehensive leadership/advocacy training program, to create and implement systematic grantwriting and fundraising efforts to ensure the financial viability of the agency, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Jakara Movement

Sutter and Kern Counties
To develop youth leadership capacity in rural Sutter and Kern counties by increasing participant knowledge and ability to call for policy and systems change around health disparities, educational justice, racial equity and language access through leadership and personal development opportunities, spokesperson trainings, and direct advocacy opportunities with state and local officials, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Little Manila Foundation

San Joaquin County
To build a multi-ethnic student and educator coalition that leverages personal experience and rigorous data to advocate for culturally relevant (ethnic studies) curriculum in Stockton, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Mi Familia Vota Education Fund

Fresno and Stanislaus Counties
To prepare and cultivate young Latino/as who are 17-24 years old as agents of change through a service-focused strategy that blends leadership development with continuous civic engagement opportunities, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Project Prevention Coalition (United Way of Merced County, Inc.)

Merced County
To develop and begin implementation of a youth leadership curriculum to help youth mobilize and lead a sustainable initiative for equity and prosperity of the Hmong community and the broader San Joaquin Valley, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Public Health Advocates

San Joaquin County
To prepare 13 African-American students to advocate for district-wide school policies that reduce unjust suspensions, expulsions and other discriminatory practices in Stockton high schools, and to provide trainings to faculty and staff on implicit bias and restorative justice in order to foster an equitable high school experience, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Reaching Back to Our Youth

Sacramento County
To strengthen organizational capacity to support a direct challenge to systemic racism in departmental policy that would provide special consideration or preference, in addition to incentivized opportunity, for the predominately disadvantaged and disproportionately affected: children in communities of color, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Sacramento Independent Learning Center Corporation

Sacramento County
To build capacity of educational stakeholders to identify barriers to equity in order to create educational programs, services and activities that promote health, academic, social and personal success of all students, and ensure equitable delivery of services and activities for all students regardless of race and/or ethnicity, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.

Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc.

Sacramento County
To develop the infrastructure necessary to implement a holistic, comprehensive, coordinated behavioral health system of care for urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and youth, ages 0-25, and their families living in Sacramento County, and participate in learning community and organizational assessment activities.